hawaiififtieth state Author:charles a borden Charles A Borden has writtten this book out of his wide experience in the islands and his deep interest in the people of Hawaii. He has spent twenty years as a writer, explorer, engineer, and master mariner in the South Pacific, has sailed twice around the horn and many times from Tahiti to Hawaii over the path the early Polynesian navigators a... more »re believed to have taken.
"Next to the sea," he once told a friend, "I love island landfalls. Take Kauhako Bay on the Kono Coast of Hawaii, Honomanu Bay on Maui or Nawiliwili over on Kauai--each is a sailor's paradisewith a safe anchorage and unspoiled beauty that is best seen from the deck of a sailboat>"
Borden now lives in California on the tip of a point of land a thousand feet out in the Pacific Ocean and divides his time between writing and offshore cruising in his seagoing sloop Confucius III.« less